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Kathy Perry receives VLA Presidential Citation

On Friday, April 8 at the VLA Council Meeting at the Glen Allen Branch Library, VLA President Matt Todd presented Kathy Perry with a Presidential Citation, the text of which read:

In recognition of her outstanding contributions as director of the Virtual Library of Virginia (VIVA) and over 17 extraordinary years of creative, passionate, and [...]

Thinking of getting your MLS/MLIS?

ALA-accredited distance MLS programs available in Virginia

Program Website On campus requirement Program accepts new students distance programs offered besides Masters Catholic University of America http://slis.cua.edu/ Classes offered in Northern Virginia and Richmond Fall, Spring, Summer Catholic University of America Online & Weekend learning programhttp://slis.cua.edu/owl/ 4 to 5 Saturdays a semester Cohort Fall 2011 Clarion [...]

2011 VLA Awards: Deadline EXTENDED!

It’s time to submit your nominations for the 2011 VLA Awards! Please take advantage of this oppotunity to reward the work that your colleagues, Trustees and Friends do for libraries in Virginia!

The Awards and Recognition Committee seeks nominations for the following VLA Awards:

Honorary Life Membership George Mason Award Trustee Library Award Friends of [...]

Registration for the Virginia Library Association Paraprofessional Forum Annual Conference is OPEN! Register today!

Registration for the Virginia Library Association Paraprofessional Forum Annual Conference is NOW OPEN! The conference will be held May 22-24, 2011, at the Holiday Inn Koger Conference Center in Richmond, VA.

Click here for the Preliminary Program, the Registration Form and the Hotel Reservation Request. THESE ARE THREE SEPARATE DOCUMENTS. Please note, you can submit [...]

Grants of $3,000 available to support Civil War reading and discussion series

The ALA Public Programs Office and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) announced an increase in funding for the Let’s Talk About It: Making Sense of the American Civil War reading and discussion program grant. Following the application process, 50 selected public, academic and community college libraries will receive a $3,000 grant to support [...]

Save the date: MAC/MLA Annual Conference

Please Save the Date!

October 10 – October 12, 2011

2011 Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Medical Library Association’s Annual Conference

Capitalize on Our Strengths

Omni Richmond Hotel

Richmond, Virginia

Conference Registration: Early bird registration is $200 by 09/02/2011; $250 after 09/02/2011

Conference Schedule: CE classes and the Welcome Reception will be held on Monday, [...]

Virginia Libraries: Call for Articles. Deadline May 1, 2011

With the content for the first two issues of 2011 in hand, the editors of Virginia Libraries are currently seeking articles for issue three, 2011, with a deadline of May 1. While we would welcome articles on any topic of interest to those of us who work in Virginia’s libraries, it would be great to [...]

Registration for the Virginia Library Association Paraprofessional Forum Annual Conference is OPEN! Register today!

Registration for the Virginia Library Association Paraprofessional Forum Annual Conference is NOW OPEN! The conference will be held May 22-24, 2011, at the Holiday Inn Koger Conference Center in Richmond, VA.

Click here for the Preliminary Program, the Registration Form and the Hotel Reservation Request. THESE ARE THREE SEPARATE DOCUMENTS. Please note, you can submit [...]

SNAPSHOTVA: A DAY IN THE LIFE OF VIRGINIA’S LIBRARIES, April 17-30, 2011



Libraries all over Virginia will hold a “Snapshot Day” between April 17–30, to collect information and photos that illustrate the impact that Virginia libraries make in their communities on a typical day. Please visit the SnapshotVA website to find out more about this exciting project. Everything you need to promote, organize, and implement Snapshot [...]

List of ALA 2011 Election Candidates

Here is a listing of candidates running in the ALA 2011 Election. Good luck to all of you!